Boxwork artwork.......

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Boxwork artwork.......

Post by Wildwest » Thu Aug 29, 2002 7:28 pm

The general opinion has always been that Psygnosis were the artwork masters when it came to box cover designs. As yet, the total amount of commercially produced amiga games is not known, but what are your favourite box covers?

Another World and Supremacy are two that come to mind, but one of my all time favourites has got to be Fish from Rainbird...truly original.

Oh, Ambermoon and Amberstar are pretty cool as well.

Meanwhile, I'll resist the temptation to do a 2000 box cover's poll in case it melts the forum, ha! :lol:

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Post by BuZz » Fri Aug 30, 2002 6:33 pm

Wildwest wrote: Another World and Supremacy are two that come to mind, but one of my all time favourites has got to be Fish from Rainbird...truly original.

Oh, Ambermoon and Amberstar are pretty cool as well.

Meanwhile, I'll resist the temptation to do a 2000 box cover's poll in case it melts the forum, ha! :lol:
Unfortunately (?) the forum only allows 10 Items in the Polls! :)

Boxes I like are

Supremacy is a terrific box. I just love the colour! Aquaventura is also nice. Others i like include Turrican series boxes, Exolon, SOTB 1+2,
Terrorpods, and about a billion others :D I'll list some more as I remember

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Bob Wakelin is GOD!

Post by XtC » Sat Aug 31, 2002 12:54 pm

Anything and EVERYTHING by Bob Wakelin.

He mainly did Imagine and Ocean covers.

http://www.merseyworld.com/arena/artist ... akelin.htm


Last year I e-mailed him about purchasing some of his original artwork, this
was his reply...
Hi Jason,
Here's the list of remaining artwork. I can also supply A2 prints from high
quality
slides of artwork that has now gone (although I don't have decent copies of
some stuff ).
If there's anything your after let me know, and Ill see if I can
accommodate.
Cheers, BOB

PLOTTING
TANK
STUNT BIKE
TENNIS!
LEGENDS OF KAGE
ISLAND OFDEATH
CHINESE JUGGLER
SLAP FIGHT
FLASHPOINT
£50 ea.


WORLD SERIES BASEBALL
MUTANTS
JONNY AND THE JIMPYS
ROAD FROG
WIZADORE
SHADOW WARRIORS
NIGHTMARE RALLY
MAG MAX
SUPER SOCCER
£100 ea.


COMIC BAKERY
HIGHNOON
IT'S A KNOCKOUT
HYPER SPORTS
RASTAN
OPERATION THUNDERBOLT
FLYER FOX
TARGET; RENEGADE
LIQUID KIDS
PSYCHO SOLDIER
£150ea.

GUTZ
INTERNATIONAL OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
VOYAGER
EPIC
IVANHOE
ROLAND'S RAT RACE
£200ea.


ATHENA
DALEY THOMPSON'S OLYMPIC CHALLENGE
NEW ZEALAND STORY
PARASOL STARS (RAINBOW ISLANDS 2)
RENEGADE III THE FINAL CHAPTER
SUPERBOWL
BILLY THE KID
FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD
£250ea.


CABAL £300
ELF £300



HIGHLANDER £350


Magazine Covers (all £150):
COMPUTER AND VIDEO GAMES --- GREMLINS
MINER

CORONATION STREET/DALLAS



I think that's it !..........cheers.......Bob.


I also asked about purchasing copies rather than originals, and whether he
painted the famous Ocean logo - it was around the time I did the Ocean logo
tribute for ExoticA, though I didn't tell him about that! :wink:

Bob replied with...
Hi,
A2 prints are £20, A4 are £10. I don't have a list available, (too time
consuming, I'm afraid).
I prefer it if people think of something, ask me if I have it......... Yep,
I did the logo and could
probably supply a print. I'll try and get a list of slides and scanned
artworks together one day,
but don't hold your breath waiting!

Later,

BobW.


Hopefully, that's of use to some people?

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Re: Boxwork artwork.......

Post by zeg » Sat Aug 31, 2002 3:35 pm

Wildwest wrote:r's poll in case it melts the forum, ha! :lol:
Those are the alltime greatest cover artworkers:

* Bob Wakelin * Celal Kandemiroglu * Steiner Lund * Peter Andrew Jones *

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Re: Boxwork artwork.......

Post by zeg » Sat Aug 31, 2002 3:36 pm

zeg wrote:
Wildwest wrote:r's poll in case it melts the forum, ha! :lol:
Those are the alltime greatest cover artworkers:

* Bob Wakelin * Celal Kandemiroglu * Steiner Lund * Peter Andrew Jones *
One to add. *David John Rowe*.

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Post by Wildwest » Mon Sep 02, 2002 10:46 pm

So if you could choose one cover, which one?? :)

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Post by BuZz » Tue Sep 03, 2002 3:40 pm

Wildwest wrote:So if you could choose one cover, which one?? :)
It's impossible to choose!! hmm

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Post by Wildwest » Tue Sep 03, 2002 4:58 pm

BuZz wrote:
It's impossible to choose!! hmm
Don't be shy little boy... here, have some smarties........... :lol:

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Re: Boxwork artwork.......

Post by alexh » Tue Dec 24, 2002 10:10 am

> Celal Kandemiroglu

I also liked Michael Helmich's work at Thalion. He did over half of the covers.

Later

Alex

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Post by zeg » Thu Feb 27, 2003 9:23 pm

Finally the cover-scan corporation
have reached the onethousandninehundredth (1900) different box scan. 7GB of graphics.
We are still wayting for Buzz doing some magic on the gallery.

bye bye from zeg

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Post by XtC » Fri Feb 28, 2003 9:37 am

zeg wrote: We are still wayting for Buzz doing some magic on the gallery.
Indeed, we are still waiting...

Come on BuZz! :wink:

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Post by Wildwest » Tue Mar 04, 2003 10:03 pm

Yeah, come on Buzz, or we come around to "do" you. :wink:

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Post by Fireant » Tue Apr 15, 2003 9:24 pm


There are so many great pieces of art work for game boxes that it seems so hard to pick my best but here goes.....

1. Blood Money
2. Another World
3. Myth
4. Turrican 2
5. Ishar - Legend of the Fortress

+ there are so many more
There can be only one

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Post by XtC » Tue Apr 15, 2003 10:13 pm

I quite like the "artwork" for Vixen by Martech...

Image

...or Legend of the Amazon Women by U.S. Gold...

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...or perhaps Game Over by Imagine/Dinamic :shock: ...

Image

...or even Athena by Imagine...

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But seriously, my favourite all-time box artwork has to be...

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Post by Wildwest » Mon Apr 28, 2003 8:15 pm

***URRRRRGGGHHHHH*** need.........gallery........update.........must ........have.......update........*pop*

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